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[ 25 Feb 2019 | No Comment ]

Holidays are important in families.  It gives you all the chance to bond and enjoy some quality time together and get away from everyday stresses and strains. Because of this, there can then sometimes be added pressure to make everything perfect, from booking the right hotel – to making sure the correct swimming costumes have been packed.  We’ve put a list of some top tips that could help you have the perfect holiday.
Think about the Kind of Holiday you Would Like
What kind of holiday would you like as a family? …

days out, half term, holidays »

[ 18 Feb 2019 | No Comment ]

The combination of ‘restless children’ and ‘road trip’ probably doesn’t sound all that appealing. But a road trip doesn’t have to mean spending lengthy durations of time on the road, instead you can make it into something your entire family can enjoy.

From cruising through the Peak District to spend some time at the Monkey Forest, to driving through Cheddar Gorge for a game of crazy golf, this article looks at the UK’s most family-friendly road trips.
Plan before you go
Before you head off on your adventure, it’s important to pack all …

holidays, house and home, travel mums »

[ 16 Feb 2019 | No Comment ]

With ample green spaces, a spectacular castellated skyline, global cultural imprint and good schools, Edinburgh is one of Britain’s most desirable places to live.
And it’s also home to Scotland’s busiest airport, with regular flights to business capitals London and New York as well as Europe and the rest of the world.
The air hub’s undergone an extensive refurbishment program over the past few years — so if you’re an Edinburgh resident who’s not flown for a while or are new to the Athens of the North and looking for advice, here …

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[ 31 Oct 2018 | No Comment ]

Brits make over 7 million business trips every year. Going away from home takes organisation – not just for yourself, but also making sure that your family are ready too. In a study, 75% of travellers reported high levels of stress if they were planning to go away on business, and 50% of their spouses too. Work trips affect everyone in the household. The figures were particularly high if there were young children in the family. Here are a few things you can do to help you and your family get ready for your business trip.
Make …

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[ 9 Oct 2018 | No Comment ]

When it comes to taking a holiday in Europe, we’re really spoilt for choice: from the sunny shores of Italy to the historic sites of England to the cuisine of Spain… How is a family supposed to decide on where to take a break? For the final decision, we can’t make that choice for you, however, we can suggest five incredible places that we believe would be perfect for a short getaway with the entire family.
Barcelona
A city brimming with colour and life, it’s hard not to instantly fall for Barcelona, …

days out, Headline, holidays, house and home »

[ 21 Jul 2018 | No Comment ]

This summer, Southbank Centre plays host to a wealth of family-friendly activities, including live music, thrilling family shows, workshops, circus, open-air film screenings and plenty of outdoor fun. Families can play in the sand at the riverside Urban Beach, dodge the jets of Jeppe Hein’s Appearing Rooms fountain or take in the views from Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden before seeing one of the season’s top family shows. From the creators of critically-acclaimed Aliens Love Underpants, Monstersaurus is an energetic show full of thrills, spills, magic and mayhem. Adapted from …

half term, Headline, holidays, house and home »

[ 11 Jul 2018 | No Comment ]

With summer fast approaching, teaching children to be safe near water becomes increasingly important. There are a number of things you can do to help keep your family safe this summer:
At home

Always use self-closing gates, fences and locks to prevent children from gaining access to pools of water
Securely cover all water storage tanks and drains
Empty paddling pools and buckets as soon as they have been used. Always turn paddling pools upside down once empty
Always supervise bath time (never leave children unattended). Empty the bath as soon as possible after use

On holiday

When …

Headline, holidays, house and home »

[ 7 Jul 2018 | No Comment ]

Strap on your safety goggles! Brainiac Live!, science’s greatest and most volatile show, arrives for its Edinburgh Fringe debut with a vengeance! Refreshed, re-charged and even more explosive.
‘excellent – the Science Museum meets Top Gear’ The Guardian
The show celebrates its 10th anniversary with a bang. Literally! Expect to see exploding dustbins, supercharged spinning chairs and the ultimate Airzooka challenge. It’s the wild world of the weird and wonderful and a no- brainer summer outing for girls and boys alike.
Andy Joyce, No.1 Brainiac and director of the show, says: “I’m so …

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[ 27 Feb 2018 | No Comment ]

When it comes to the most luxurious ways to fly, the main problem for many individuals and businesses is that they are also the most expensive. If you’ve got plenty in the bank then the top most expensive and luxurious ways to fly can be perfect. For companies running on a much lower (and more reasonable) budget, there are other ways to create a high-class flying experience for employees and clients at a much lower cost.
Group Charter Flights
Rather than booking a number of individual flights and even then ending up …

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[ 27 Feb 2018 | No Comment ]

The Italian Lake District is a popular spot for families and each of the five major lakes there all have very different characters. However, they have one feature in common: they all offer families the perfect combination of a peaceful holiday, picturesque landscapes, good food, and plenty of sunshine in the summer months.
In this post, we’ll take a brief look at the three main Italian lakes and what makes them so popular with families.
Lake Garda
The largest of the Italian Lakes, Garda is bordered by three distinct regions – the Veneto, …